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Government has 2 tasks in the FTTH debate

Wednesday 27 January 2010 | 16:47 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
US alternative operator Cbeyond has asked the FCC to change its unbundling policy. For several years, the American incumbent operators have been exempt from local loop unbundling requirements, under the so-called Brand X decision. Cbeyond would like to see the FCC overturn this, in order to ensure open access to especially Verizon's FTTP network. The FTTH Council North America and the Telecommunications Industry Association have called on the FCC to reject Cbeyond's petition. The most important argument for the Brand X rule is that Verizon, AT&T and Qwest would de facto not invest in FTTx if

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Companies: AT&T / Cbeyond / FCC / ikanos / Qwest / Verizon
Countries: United States
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